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France: Nice airport temporarily evacuated June 30

Officials temporarily evacuated the airport in Nice due to an unattended piece of luggage; flight delays may occur

30 Jun 07:10 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 6/30/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/30/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Nice

Event

Local media sources reported that a section of Terminal 2 at Nice’s Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE) was evacuated after authorities found an abandoned piece of luggage. According to unconfirmed reports, a police bomb disposal unit arrived at the terminal and carried out a controlled detonation. Flights may be delayed due to the temporary evacuation. Further details are still emerging.

Advice

Travelers flying out of NCE are advised to confirm their flight reservations and to expect increased security measures at the airport.

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